News and Events - April, 2010

Demonstrator applications open for Anatomy by Whole Body Dissection 2011

29th of April, 2010
George Ramsey-Stewart is now accepting Demonstrator applications for the 2011 AWBD course. Demonstrators will be needed from the 9th of December 2010 to 11th of February 2011, but applicants can elect to do only the first or second half of the course.

All Demonstrators and Supervisors take part in this course in a “pro bono” capacity. Interviews will begin shortly for applicants depending on availability.

Please visit the AWBD homepage for more information.

New website

06th of April, 2010
The new website for the department is active and is quite an overhaul from the old one. The research section is going to be expanded and extra resources will be added over the coming months.

The old address (anatomy.usyd.edu.au) will continue to function for the present, the new address (http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/anatomy) will redirect to the old address for the present. It is recommended that the new address is given out (and printed on publications etc.) as the old website will cease to exist over time.

If you would like to have any pages added or edited (or would like to be able to edit your own pages) please contact the webmaster - Mo Buksh / +612 9351 2523.

Anatomy by Whole Body Dissection student applications open

06th of April, 2010
George Ramsey-Stewart will be accepting student applications for the AWBD course from 12pm on the 06th of April, 2010 (for the 2011 intake). Applications are on a "first come, first served basis". You can get further information from the course page.

Cris Dos Remedios in Japan

1st of April, 2010
Cris has just left for a meeting of the IUPAB Council. This meeting is traditionally held in the home town of the President (Kuniaki Nagayma). As Secretary-General, he was responsible for a US$30,000 development grant from the International Science Council (ICSU) for the development of biophysics in Africa. The next IUPAB Congress will be held in Beijing in November 2011 and in 2014 the triennial congress will be held in Brisbane.